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done and another debt ceiling site on the horizon. the white house chief of staff jack lew is the front runner now to succeed him. >> secretary of state clinton is ready to get back to work after three days in a hospital. her spokesman says she will be back on the job next week. she was treated for blood clot she suffered on sunday that stemmed from a concussion and she suffered a last month when she fell. >> the house and senate will convene a joint session of congress today and to count electoral ballots from the presidential election. a federal judge in california rejected a challenge by birthers in their latest attempt to overturn the presidency of president obama. the judge rejected a request to allow a florida man to testify about alleged inconsistencies and the typeface on the birth certificate? that the president released. the presidential inaugural committee has launched an online store. a retail store will open later this month at 1165 f street in northwest. they offer official member billion including mugs, t- shirts, blankets. for a link to the online store along a
ceiling. white house chief of staff jack lew is considered the front runner to take over geithner's job. >>> there was plenty of sun today, but we'd like to replace some of that cold with warmth. any chance of that happening, top? >> not really, but at least it's not record setting cold. we're finally kind of where we should be this time of year. we're looking at temperatures on the average side. temps right now are falling like a stone, 33 downtown, 27 in frederick and manassas and 29 in andrews. that's before the wind chill. we'll come back and talk about the wind chill, but for tonight clear, breezy and cold, a two to three blanket night, low temperatures in the 20s. we'll come back, talk about how cold it's going to be tomorrow with the wind and look ahead to playoff sunday. >>> in the 9 news update justin wolfe did not walk out of prison today even though his family was there and they were all hoping for him to get out. wolfe spent more than a decade behind bars convicted of hiring a man to kill a drug dealer in northern virginia, but in 2011 the case was overturned after a key wit
chenault plans to continue at american express. so, you can essentially scratch him off the list. jack lew who is the current chief of staff at the white house, is on the list for that job. and then finally the cia, john brennan, the president's adviser for homeland security, is on the short list, michael morell who is the acting director of the cia also on the list. so, the president has some important key positions to fill, and, again, we expect that that could start rolling out as early as next week, ashleigh. >> okay, dan. i hope you get some sunshine while you're there at least a little bit. dan lothian live for us. >> reporter: i hope so, too. >> in hawaii. it's a good assignment, you got to admit. >>> i want to take everybody to the big board, this is cold new york, and the dow is reading up a wee bit perhaps sense christine romans' report the dow reacted nicely, but we're at least out of negative territory albeit by just a fraction. i'll take you live to the new york stock exchange a little later on in this hour. >>> so, we've been hearing all along that former arizona congresswoma
. i'm also told, by the way, that jack lew who currently serves as the chief of staff to the president, been very involved in these fiscal cliff negotiations, is likely to be nominated as the next treasury secretary. he's got some republican opponents on the hill. and there's some concern in the business community that he doesn't have enough business and market expertise. but he is expected to be confirmed after nomination. >> chuck hagel, maybe to defense. jack lew to treasury. still have to do cia -- other jobs to do as well. but the president is still in hawaii right now, coming back over the weekend. >> and it's interesting when you talk about this president and talking to people who are familiar with his thought process. it's really about a comfort level for this president. he likes to nominate people he already knows, feels comfortable with in his inner circumstance. . we've seen that on the white house staff, for example. that's what i think we're seeing here in these nominations. >> obviously feels comfortable with john kerry who was nominated as secretary of state. i think he
it is important to have the right person in the treasury and having -- cheryl: is jack lew the right person? >> someone with deeper wall street experience, deeper finance experience could be meaningful in this period. that is not a slight at jack wu but is the reality. we have had treasury secretaries that come from industrialists and business people. it is obviously the president's prerogative but for the benefit of the economy we would give markets a lot of comfort if there was someone with the finance. cheryl: i would love to have you back to discuss this. we get a sense sue and who is going to be the point ee. thank you both for joining me. good conversation. is the moving zero dark 30 too realistic? the senate intelligence committee is said to be launching an investigation on whether the director and screenwriter were granted in appropriate access to the cia during filming of the thriller. the story behind the deadly raid that killed usama bin laden has been criticized by some in watching for its depiction of torture. the senate panel wants to determine where those descriptions of tort
-over. the debt limit fight's a big one. he'll have a new treasury secretary. it will almost certainly be jack lew, his current chief of staff. so, kind of a shuffling of chairs. but this is the last of the economic team left in the white house, geithner. >> jon karl, thank you very much. looking forward to you joining our powerhouse roundtable on "this week" this sunday. i'll also be interviewing senate republican leader, mitch mcconnell. >>> now, to the growing backlash over the movie "zero dark thirty." the movie chronicles the hunt for osama bin laden. three senators, including the chair of the senate intelligence committee, are now putting pressure on the cia to reveal just how much information it gave to filmmakers. and whether or not the agency deliberately tried to mislead them into thinking torture led to the finding of osama bin laden. abc's martha raddatz joins us, now, with the very latest on this story. martha? >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. this morning, the cia is looking at new investigations into information shared with the filmmakers. all of this may be good for box office
house chief of staff jack lew who was the former director of the office of management and budget. white house sources tells cbs news that the white house hasn't made that decision yet and he's likely to make other cabinet announcements first. >> thank you. let's bring in chief washington correspondent and host of "face the nation" bob schieffer. good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> we just heard about geithner leaving as treasury secretary and all the fiscal fights ahead of us. how does that affect things? >> i think that's going to make it harder if that's possible. geithner will not be there. there will be arguments over fiscal policy that will weigh in to the confirmation of whoever it is that the president does eventually nominate. but excuse me for not being overly optimistic this morning but i mean i was listening to this rhetoric yesterday, all the people up on capitol hill talking about how they're all going to come together. well, you know they're not. you know they're not. i was thinking of the song we used to have in college. i can't remember it. but the verse was here co
house chief of staff jack lew is considered to be another choice for the job. at the cia john brennan, an acting cia director michael morell remain on a short list. history shows most presidents get the nominees they want, but in this political environment there's no guarantee. >> it used to be just be supreme court justices who inspired partisan free-for-alls. now it's bleeding down into a president's cabinet picks as well. >> some confirmations will be easier than others. if chuck hagel does get the nod, we expect that there will be continued resistance there. one of the picks for secretary of state, senator john kerry, his confirmation expected to be a smooth one. suzanne. >> i understand the president and white house reacting it to a december jobs report that came out today. we had 155,000 jobs added here, unemployment rate was unchanged however. do is the white house pleased with those numbers? >> reporter: to a point. i mean, the release from the white house similar to what we've seen over the last year when these job numbers come out is that they believe that the economy is mov
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